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World Trigger Extended Promotional Video

With the debut just 10 days away, a new 60-second extended preview video has been revealed for the TV anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s Sci-Fi World Trigger manga. The anime series will be produced by Toei Animation and is set to air this October 5 which falls under the Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season.

The anime opening theme will be titled “GIRIGIRI” and performed by Sonar Pocket.

World Trigger Promotional Video:

The staff is as follows:

  • Series director: Mitsuru Hongo
  • Series composition: Hiroyuki Yoshino (My-HiME, Macross Frontier)
  • Music: Kenji Kawai (Mobile Police Patlabor, Ghost in the Shell, Innocence)
  • Character design/General animation director: Toshihisa Kaiya (IGPX: Immortal Grand Prix), Hitomi Tsuruta (Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to)
  • Art design: HyunJung Lee (Akame ga KILL!)
  • Art director: Shinichi Imano (Toriko)

The cast is as follows:

  • Kaji Yuki (Haruyuki Arita from Accel World, Kou Mabuchi from Ao Haru Ride, Issei Hyoudou from High School DxD)
  • Okamoto Nobuhiko (Io Otonashi from Acchi Kocchi, Rin Okumura from Ao no Exorcist, Daichi Shijima from Devil Survivor 2 The Animation)
  • Kugimiya Rie (Happy from Fairy Tail, Kagura from Gintama, Shana from Shakugan no Shana)
  • Hideyuki Tanaka (Yusaku Kudo from Detective Conan, Jean Robert Lap from Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Issei Maebara from Konpeki no Kantai)
  • Nao Tamura (Ayuko Uehara from Aiura, Cosmos from Fairy Tail (2014), Minori from Log Horizon)
  • Jun Fukuyama (Yukio Okumura from Ao no Exorcist, Yuuta Togashi from Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!, Lelouch Lamperouge from Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch)


World Trigger anime key visual haruhichan.com ワールドトリガー

World Trigger is a Sci-Fi manga written and illustrated by Daisuke Ashihara. The series began early last year in Shueisha’s Weekly Shounnen Jump magazine. To date there has been a total of 5 volumes released. The manga is also currently available on Viz Media’s digital Weekly Shonen Jump.

World Trigger synopsis from Haruhichan:

A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth’s only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!

Source: World Trigger official website, Crunchyroll